Eric Roth, writer of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is set to pen the latest draft for the new Cleopatra film says Variety
Angelina Jolie, has been long attached to play the tragic Egyptian Queen
"Button" helmer David Fincher is calling action and now that he's done with his version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (which opens next month) he can start to prep Cleo.
The project has been in development since 2006 and will be based on Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff 's book, "Cleopatra: A Life ".
Scott Rudin will produce the pic
Author Schiff has suggested that Jolie's Brad Pitt would be "a no-brainer" to play Mark Antony....